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Jonny Gray, right, rejoins brother Richie in Scotland's second row.

Five changes for Scotland as Jonny Gray and Ruaridh Jackson return

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Jonny Gray and Ruaridh Jackson return to a Scotland side showing five changes from the end of the Six Nations for Saturday's first Test against Japan.

All but one of the alterations are injury-related, with four players unavailable and Gray returning to partner brother Richie at lock after missing the match against Ireland in Dublin.

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The only unenforced change had been highlighted in advance with Duncan Weir, who started in Ireland, failing to make the tour, meaning a return for Jackson at fly-half a few days after he confirmed his move from Wasps to Harlequins.

There is a surprise selection on the wing, where coach Vern Cotter opted to replace the injured Tim Visser with Edinburgh's Damien Hoyland - a reward for a profitable club season where he finished second in the Guinness PRO12 try-scoring table - rather than Saracens-bound Sean Maitland.

The other changes see Matt Scott come in for Alex Dunbar at centre while Ross Ford has a tight calf muscle and drops out with Stuart McInally coming in as his replacement at hooker.

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